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Dr. Joseph Clarke

Associate Professor (History)

 The Burning of Bédoin: Terror, Memory and the Meaning of Atrocity in Revolutionary France
 Providence and French Revolutionary Politics
 Making War, Mapping Europe: Militarized Cultural Encounters, 1792-1920
 Religion and Violence in France, 1500-2000
 Revolution, Revival and Reaction: the culture and politics of religion in France from Republic to Restoration

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Co-Editor, French History, Oxford University Press 2018-
Editorial Board, French History, Oxford University Press 2013-
Committee Member, Society for the Study of French History 2007-
Peer Reviewer for international academic publishers including Bloomsbury, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Palgrave MacMillan and international academic journals including French History, French Historical Studies, Irish Historical Studies, History and Memory.
Joseph Clarke, Commemorating the Dead in Revolutionary France: Revolution and Remembrance 1789-1799, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 1-316pp, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
J. Clarke, 'Valour knows neither Age nor Sex': The Recueil des Actions Héroïques et Civiques and the Representation of Courage in Revolutionary France', War in History, 20, (1), 2013, p50 - 75, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
J. Clarke, 'Cenotaphs and Cypress Trees: Commemorating the Citizen-Soldier in an II', French History, xxii, (ii), 2008, p217 - 240, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
J. Clarke, Rethinking Death in the Year II: the dechristianisation of death in Revolutionary France in, editor(s)J. Kelly and M. Lyons , Death and Dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe: Historical Perspectives , Dublin, 2013, pp143 - 170, [Joseph Clarke], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
J. Clarke, 'The Napoleonic Wars in Caricature, 1799-1815' in, editor(s)W. Vaughan , The Old Library, Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012, Dublin, 2012, pp164 - 183, [Joseph Clarke], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'The Sacred Names of the Nation's Dead: War and Remembrance in Revolutionary France' in, editor(s)Kate McLoughlin and Alana Vincent eds. , Memory, Mourning and Landscape: Interdisciplinary Essays, New York, Rodopi, 2010, pp21 - 42, [Joseph Clarke], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, ''The Hundred Days and the French Clergy' and 'Ney goes over to Napoleon'', Kate Astbury and Mark Philp eds. The Last Stand: Napoleon's 100 Days in 100 Objects​ - A Virtual Exhibition,, University of Warwick, 2015, -, Exhibition, EXHIBITED  URL
Joseph Clarke, 'Revolution and Remembrance', H-France Forum, vol. 3, (no. 4), 2008, p43-51 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke and John Horne (eds), Militarized Cultural Encounters in the Long Nineteenth Century - Making War, Mapping Europe, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, 1 - 370pp, Notes: [], Book, PUBLISHED  URL
'Religion and Violence in France: 1500 to the Present', French History special issue, 33, 2, (2019), 165-354.p, Joseph Clarke, [ed.], Journal, PUBLISHED  URL

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Joseph Clarke, Review of Stewart McCain, The Language Question under Napoleon., by Stewart McCain , French History, 32, (3), 2018, p , Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Review of The French Revolution and the Birth of Electoral Democracy, by Melvin Edelstein , Modern and Contemporary France, 23, 2015, p414-415 , Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Civic Catechisms and Reason in the French Revolution, by Adrian Velicu, English Historical Review, 129, 2014, p1220-1222 , Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Review of Marisa Linton, Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution, British Association of Romantic Studies (BARS) Review, 2014, Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Where Fate Beckons, Review of Where Fate Beckons: the life of Jean-François de la Pérouse, by John Dunmore , The Historian, 71, 2009, Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Review of N. Shusterman, Religion and the Politics of Time: Holidays in France from Louis XIV through Napoleon, Journal of Modern History, 83, 2011, p656-658 , Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Review of P. Bourdin ed. La Révolution: 1789-1871: Ecriture d'une Histoire Immédiate', French History, 24, 2010, p296-297 , Review, PUBLISHED
Joseph Clarke, Review of R. Reichardt and H. Kohle, Visualizing the Revolution: Politics and the Pictorial Arts in Late Eighteenth-century France', French History, 24, 2010, p295-296 , Review, PUBLISHED
J. Clarke, Review of Making Space for the Dead: Catacombs, Cemeteries, and the Reimagining of Paris, 1789-1830, by Erin-Marie Legacey , English Historical Review, 137, 2021, , Review, PUBLISHED


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HERA - Humanities in the European Research Area Joint Research Project 2013-16
Research Fellowship, Newberry Library, Chicago 2012
IRCHSS Research Development Initiative Award 2008-2010
TLRH Research Incentive Scheme 2015
British Academy Exchange Scheme Fellowship 2006
Personal Research Award, Arts and Social Sciences Research Fund, Trinity College, Dublin 2005